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16:45 York

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Yorkshire Equine Practice Handicap

  • Prize money: £12885
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 20 runners
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Yorkshire Equine Practice Handicap

Runners: 20 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

11/1 (Won)

  • Win: £22.40
  • Place: £4.40

Form: 833840 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

This year's AW form has been mixed but he's 3lb lower than when winning at Chelmsford in December, and when a creditable fifth of 20 in this race last season (good to firm); not discounted in a change of headgear.

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10th

11

(16)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

11:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Riot

9st 0lb

J: Mark Winn

T: David O’Meara

switched left soon after start

20/1

12/1

  • Place: £7.90

Form: 4-5206

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

He's 1lb lower than when winning at Musselburgh last April and when going close at Southwell this March; however, he's inconsistent and needs to produce more than he's managed on his last two runs.

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6th

12

(2)

21st Apr 2024

Good

0m 7f 15y

Class 3

18:15 Musselburgh

Gincident

8st 12lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

Four wins, including off this mark here last April, came over 1m; is likely to have plenty of use made of him from a handy stall back on turf but he's lacked consistency in recent times and others make greater appeal.

12/1

12th

7

(5)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Gincident

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

Not quite in peak form this AW season and has never raced on Polytrack but lost out only narrowly to Borgi at Southwell (1m) this month and has a fighting chance off only 1lb higher if this C&D suits.

7/1

14/1

  • Place: £9.80

Form: 6248-9 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Won at Leicester (7f, good to firm) last July and runner-up three times subsequently last season, including in a big field over C&D (good); on a feasible mark but he needs to improve a bundle for Saturday's reappearance run.

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9th

5

(5)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 212y

Class 4

14:45 Haydock

Craven

9st 6lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Richard Fahey

Sole win came over this far at Leicester last July (good to firm) and he held his form well for the most part afterwards; nothing wrong with his mark if ready to rock after a break.

14/1

20/1

  • Place: £4.20

Form: 536-06

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Continues to drop down the weights and is well treated on last season's best efforts for Richard Hannon; didn't run badly at Doncaster three weeks ago on second stable start but needs something extra today.

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6th

9

(2)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 2y

Class 3

18:40 Doncaster

Hectic

9st 4lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

in touch with leaders towards far side

25/1

10th

5

(9)

11th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

16:15 Southwell (AW)

Hectic

9st 9lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

0-9 after making a successful debut for Richard Hannon at Newbury (6f, good to firm) in the summer of 2022; makes his stable/AW debut after eight months off having been picked up for 13,000gns last October; watch market.

10/1

Form: 954871 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Having dropped below his last winning mark he won at Southwell (7f, AW) last month and that form has been franked by the runner-up Eldrickjones; just 1-16 on turf but has a lower mark in this sphere and he was second here (1m1f, good to firm) last June off 2lb higher; possible player.

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1st

3

(10)

28th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

17:25 Southwell (AW)

Tropez Power

9st 9lb

J: Jason Hart

T: John & Sean Quinn

Dual winner here (1m) who has dropped 2lb lower than when last successful; met trouble at Chelmsford (7f, Polytrack) last time, but it's still not sure that this trip is far enough for him now.

9/1

7th

6

(7)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

11:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Tropez Power

9st 6lb

J: James Sullivan

T: John & Sean Quinn

midfield

10/1

Form: 9960-8 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

His mark continues to fall and he could improve his recent reappearance at Newmarket; however, he's on a long losing run and this drop back in trip poses a question (ran well in last season's Cambridgeshire over 1m1f).

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8th

13

(12)

4th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

17:50 Newmarket

Carolus Magnus

9st 2lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Michael & David Easterby

Both wins were at this track but in 2021 and he's had five races here since; 50-1 ninth of 34 in the Cambridgeshire here last September was respectable and he's now 5lb lower, so a case can be made on this reappearance even if it's not the most persuasive.

16/1

Form: -16477 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Hold-up horse who won this last year (good to firm) and is just 2lb higher today; below best on AW last time but won in January and a competitive gallop in this big-field handicap will very much play to his strengths.

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7th

5

(8)

28th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

17:55 Southwell (AW)

Eligible

9st 4lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Three-time winner over C&D but he has been running over 1m lately, including another win here in January; just 1lb above his last winning mark and could go well if the return to this trip isn't against him.

9/1

7th

8

(3)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:35 Chelmsford (AW)

Eligible

9st 8lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Has performed well in his rare forays on Polytrack (form 2334) and he ran well switched to front-running tactics at Kempton (1m) last time; however, all four AW successes have come on the Southwell Tapeta (7f/1m) so he may come up short again.

12/1

33/1

Form: 013800

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Well beaten on final three starts for Stuart Williams, the latest three weeks ago, and changed hands for 16,000gns on May 1; however, he won as recently as January and perhaps a change of scenery will have reignited some spark; not a forlorn hope.

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10th

1

(12)

25th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Al Marmar

9st 10lb

J: Luke Catton

T: Stuart Williams

towards rear

16/1

12th

5

(13)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:35 Chelmsford (AW)

Al Marmar

9st 9lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Stuart Williams

The only C&D winner in the field, having taken the race apart here in January; ran well when third at Kempton (1m, Polytrack) next time but below form there last month; the return here may help, but still 6lb above his last winning mark and drawn wider than ideal; stable also runs Ribal.

14/1

9/1

Form: 06242- CD BF

Last run: 272 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

His losing sequence is up to 15 races and his reappearance record is mixed; however, he was runner-up on two of his final three runs last season and was a good third in this race two years ago (good ground); could be thereabouts if fully tuned up for his comeback.

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No Results Found

14/1

Form: 24080- D

Last run: 237 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Last year ended with three disappointing efforts but he's run really well on his reappearance in each of the last two seasons and has dropped to a handy mark; can play a leading role if back to his best on return.

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12th

14

(16)

23rd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

15:45 York

The Cookstown Cafu

8st 13lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Kevin Ryan

midfield, led after 1f, headed but prominent after 3f, lost position and hung left over 1f out, soon struggling

16/1

8th

7

(4)

1st Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:50 Thirsk

The Cookstown Cafu

8st 12lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Kevin Ryan

Kickstarted 2023 with 7f/1m wins at Redcar and Pontefract but he came in only 12th of 15 in 1m Carlisle handicap in June; a possible reviver.

7/1

11th
18 (2)
Danzan

8/1

Form: 664-33 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

9yo who has won just one of his last 18 races but often runs well in defeat, as when close third of 15 at Thirsk (6f, good to soft) a fortnight ago; should be fine back up in trip and back on better ground; each-way claims.

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3rd

12

(12)

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

14:10 Thirsk

Danzan

9st 0lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

pressed leader

8/1

Form: 033-75 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Close third in this last year then hit hard by the handicapper for 5l C&D win (good to firm) last June; however, he's edged back down the weights and was an encouraging fifth at Newcastle (7f, AW) a fortnight ago on his second run of the season, when denied a clear run; on the shortlist.

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5th

2

(8)

3rd May 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

19:55 Newcastle (AW)

Another Investment

9st 9lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Nigel Tinkler

Drawn wide for his Southwell comeback and is entitled to have come on for that; has three solid efforts to his name round here, all over 6f (a stiff 6f or easy 7f suits ideally), and should go well again.

10/1

7th

3

(12)

11th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

16:15 Southwell (AW)

Another Investment

9st 10lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Nigel Tinkler

Finished a close third in both starts at Newcastle (6f, Tapeta) after returning to the AW in November; return to this trip no problem, but he remains 7lb above his last winning mark and has been off five months; stable also runs Roundhay Park.

11/2

33/1

Form: 0899-6 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Now 8lb lower than when going close for the Crisfords at Newcastle (6f, AW) last July but down the field on final four runs for that yard and same story on last month's stable and seasonal debut at Ripon; something to prove.

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6th

4

(3)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

17:15 Ripon

Animate

9st 1lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Geoffrey Harker

Both wins for the Crisford stable came over 7f on AW; found it tough going in handicaps in the second half of 2023 and a watching brief is the percentage call on this first outing for a new stable after a 36,000gns sale last October.

9/1

9th

3

(6)

16th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Animate

10st 0lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

took keen hold, prominent

7/1

33/1

Form: 32-089 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Turf winner who was placed on AW last December on first two runs for this yard and has a lower mark today; however, he hasn't been at the same level on his last three outings and is 0-16 since winning on debut in 2022.

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9th

2

(7)

25th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

21:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Bass Player

9st 10lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Kevin Frost

Twice placed at Wolverhampton (7f/8.6f) in December, but 0-15 since his successful debut and something to prove stepping up to this trip for the first time.

16/1

8th

5

(8)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Bass Player

9st 3lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Kevin Frost

Very well handicapped on some of his old turf form and started off for Kevin Frost with two good efforts at Wolverhampton in December (7f/8.6f); had excuse when well beaten in January (irregular heartbeat) and, with Ben Sanderson claiming a useful 3lb, he's not ruled out.

33/1

Form: 6578-6 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

His mark continues to fall and he could improve for his reappearance run at Ascot a fortnight ago; however, he was well beaten and this 8yo failed to finish better than fifth last season (four starts); others preferred.

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6th

5

(2)

1st May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

17:10 Ascot

Lyndon B

9st 7lb

J: William Carver

T: John & Rhys Flint

dwelt start, in rear, some headway inside final furlong, not pace to challenge

14/1

8th

1

(8)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

16:10 Ascot

Lyndon B

9st 9lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: John Flint

Equally effective over 7f/1m and would be very much favoured by the ground drying out, but not at his best in three starts so far this season and this looks a tough ask against the 3yos.

16/1

16th
16 (3)
Lahab

14/1

Form: 31-327 D BF

Last run: 56 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Eased when beaten at Newcastle last time (7f, AW; reportedly hung right) and could do with settling better; however, the first-time hood could help in that regard and he was a good second at Newcastle (1m, AW) two runs ago on his second stable start; this lightly raced turf winner could make a bold bid.

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7th

3

(3)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Lahab

9st 9lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

Failed to settle but matched best effort when chasing home in-form Danielsflyer over 1m here last time; drop back to 7f shouldn't inconvenience and has claims from 1lb higher.

4/1

2nd

4

(7)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 4

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Lahab

9st 8lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

Won a weak Chepstow maiden for Andrew Balding last summer before being sold for 10,000gns and gelded; made a fair debut for his new yard (quiet of late) here early in the year (6f) but will want to settle better than in one previous try over this trip.

5/1

Form: 4857-1 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Following wind surgery he returned from some time off with a win at Catterick (7f, soft) last month; his form went the wrong way after a promising reappearance last year, and he may want slow ground, but he remains well treated back up just 3lb for last time and is not ruled out.

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1st

1

(9)

24th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

16:50 Catterick

Red Mirage

9st 11lb

J: Jason Hart

T: John & Sean Quinn

Winless since 2022 and he ended last term with a poor seventh at Chester (7f) in September; since had a wind op and he has won off a break, so can't be discounted on his return off a reduced mark.

4/1

7th

7

(1)

30th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

16:20 Chester

Red Mirage

9st 5lb

J: David Probert

T: John Quinn

Won over the extended 7f for previous yard last May (good to soft) and for this one on the AW in April but never involved at Carlisle last month and he dropped away in Evocative Spark's race here 15 days ago (no headgear; first-time blinkers today); needs turnaround.

9/1

OUR TIP

Form: 315-21 D

Last run: 5 days

W: 10st 3lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Classy 2yo in 2021 and snapped long losing sequence off reduced mark at Newcastle (1m, AW) last September; has won there twice since, most recently with plenty in hand on Sunday (7f, AW); a 5lb penalty may not stop him.

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1st

7

(8)

12th May 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 3

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Eldrickjones

9st 3lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

dwelt start, soon in touch with leaders in centre of group, outpaced and pushed along over 2f out, rallied and went third over 1f out, kept on well to lead against near rail inside final furlong, won going away

9/2

2nd

2

(3)

28th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

17:25 Southwell (AW)

Eldrickjones

9st 9lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

All six AW starts have come at Newcastle, winning twice (7f/1m) in the autumn; 6lb higher than when last successful, but interesting under Oisin Murphy if ready to go after five months off.

6/1

12/1

Form: 121836 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Front-runner who won on last turf start at Yarmouth (6f, good) last September and has added three 7f AW wins since; however, he hasn't been at his very best on his last three runs and needs a bigger performance today.

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6th

4

(1)

28th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

17:25 Southwell (AW)

How Impressive

9st 8lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Hugo Palmer

In fine form this year with three wins, the latest over C&D last month; however, a rise in the weights seems to have anchored him in both outings since and the inside stall can be tricky over this trip.

7/1

3rd

4

(6)

11th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

16:15 Southwell (AW)

How Impressive

9st 9lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hugo Palmer

Handy sort who wasn't at his best in the AW Vase Sprint at Lingfield (6f, Polytrack) 13 days ago (hung right off the home bend), but had won three of his four starts prior to that including over C&D last month; still 5lb higher than for that success, but still much respected back here.

7/2

25/1

Form: /1125- D

Last run: 263 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Below par at Epsom last August on final run for Sir Mark Prescott and sold for 10,000gns in October; however, he was progressive otherwise in last season's 3yo campaign and his new trainer does well with recruits from other yards; not ruled out on stable debut; watch the betting.

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5th

2

(4)

28th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 3y

Class 4

17:20 Epsom

Desert Falcon

9st 11lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Sir Mark Prescott Bt

Prescott 3yo who has form figures of 112 this term, the two wins gained from the front on good to firm; ran creditably on AW last time; still open to further progress and looks a major player returned to turf (2-2 in this sphere); wears first-time headgear.

5/2

2nd

5

(8)

15th Aug 2023

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

15:50 Lingfield (AW)

Desert Falcon

9st 4lb

J: Thore Hammer Hansen

T: Sir Mark Prescott Bt

disputed lead, ridden and outpaced 2f out, edged left but kept on well inside final furlong

11/4

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Selections

Telegraph:

Tropez Power

TOPSPEED:

Red Mirage

The Times:

Hectic

RP RATINGS:

Another Investment

SPOTLIGHT:

The Cookstown Cafu

D Express:

Carolus Magnus

The Star:

Lyndon B

Daily Mail:

Eligible

POSTDATA:

Danzan

The Guardian:

Tropez Power

The Sun:

Tropez Power

Daily Record:

Tropez Power

Daily Mirror:

Red Mirage